Sunday, September 23, 2018

Capturing the North on film

Photographer celebrates 100 trips to the Arctic Less than two weeks after arriving in Arctic Bay in 1999, Lee Narraway found herself travelling by qamutiq...

Narwhals – The one that points to the sky!

Conversation overheard on an airplane: “They don’t really exist!” said one. “No, no, I’ve seen photographs,” the other replied. “That’s just myths and legends, fairy...

Moving pictures from the permafrost

Founded in 1896, the same year that large-scale, commercial projection took off, Dawson was perfectly situated to grow as a hotbed of the fledgling...

Yukon Ho!

What better time to experience a patriotic northern summer sojourn than over the Canada Day long weekend. And what better place to visit this...

Who is this Cabin Boy?

Dedicated to all the members of the Lost Franklin Expedition who tragically lost their lives. The search is on for the identity of one of...

Marks of Belonging

The human face is a marker of individuality. It holds clues about a person’s gender, age, mood, and ethnicity. Since time immemorial, people employed...

The Thick-billed Murre

Do you know which flying bird holds the record for the deepest dive? What about the bird that holds the record for the heaviest...

The Wild Beauty of Eclipse Sound

Spring on the Sea Ice During the 1920s, Canadian artist Lawren Harris travelled to the Eastern Arctic where he fell in love with the stark...

A Bird the Colour of Winter – From delicacy to cultural icon

Nunavut’s territorial bird confounds southerners and even some residents. English speakers routinely pronounce the p, which really is silent. And therein lies a tale....

Water Flows North

2017 Great Northern Canada Writing Contest Winners above&beyond, Canada’s Arctic Journal, is proud to bring our readers the stories chosen as winners of the 2017...